SUSE-RU-2014:0863-1: Recommended update for WALinuxAgent

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Tue Jul 1 11:04:12 MDT 2014

   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for WALinuxAgent

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2014:0863-1
Rating:             low
References:         #880949 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3

   An update that has one recommended fix can now be installed.


   WALinuxAgent has been updated to version 2.0.5, bringing many fixes and

       * Multiple fixes for the extension handler framework.
       * Replace platform.* calls with DistInfo() function.
       * EnvMonitor: Set SCSI I/O timeout for all attached disks.
       * Fix encoding issue in LogToFile() & LogToCon().
       * Add support for parsing ExtensionsConfiguration from GoalState
       * Add exception awareness to GetFileContents, SetFileContents, and
       * Fix publishHostname(): Leave dhclient.conf alone if it is already
         configured to send the system's current hostname to the DHCP server.

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Recommended Update use YaST online_update.
   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3:

      zypper in -t patch slessp3-WALinuxAgent-9314

   To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 (noarch):



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